Spooky Myths about Backyard Chickens Part 2: Chickens Smell and are Noisy

As we get even closer to the scariest day of the year, it’s time to debunk yet another myth about our loving backyard birds. Cock-a-doodle-doo and did you just catch a whiff of something? That’s right! Many people believe that chickens are contributors to both bad odors and noise.  Why would they think that? First, let’s talk about […]

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Spooky Myths about Backyard Chickens Part 1: Chickens Attract Bugs, Vermin

Halloween isn’t the only spooky occasion popping up this month! On the Backyard Boost Blog, we’ll be addressing and debunking a handful of frightful myths about raising backyard chickens. There are many benefits to raising these birds, so don’t let a few far-fetched myths scare you away.  Myth 1: Chickens attract bugs and vermin. First […]

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Tips for Growing and Developing Healthy Chickens

Those little chicks you picked up from your local farm store this spring won’t stay little and fluffy for long. With proper health, nutrition and care, they should grow and develop into young, healthy, productive birds that will provide you with protein-packed eggs.   Nutrition is vital to keeping your chicks growing up healthy and strong. Like every living […]

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Monitoring the Health of your Backyard Birds

Healthy chickens are happy chickens, and happy chickens are productive egg layers, providing you a powerful protein source and companionship. Since your backyard birds can’t tell you how they are feeling, you need to know what to look for to differentiate between a healthy bird and one that is feeling a little down.  Signs and Symptoms  Since […]

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Keep your Flock Flourishing with Backyard Boost® Defense

If you own chickens or any living animal, you are probably passionate about making sure they stay healthy. Healthy chickens are happy chickens that are low stress, grow and lay eggs regularly.  One way to ensure they stay healthy is to defend their digestive system from stress with Backyard Boost® Defense. Defense is a liquid […]

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The Nutritional Requirements of your Backyard Birds

You’ve probably heard that you can feed your backyard chickens just any old scraps that you or your family aren’t going to eat. And while there might be a little truth to that, think of these chickens as protein producers for you. While they are small, they also have a big job of either laying […]

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Five Rewards of Your Backyard Flock

Chances are if you’ve already got your chickens pecking in your backyard, you had a reason for getting them. Maybe you wanted “farm fresh eggs” or perhaps you were looking for a small animal project to keep you and your family busy during this extended time of staying home. Chickens are a lot of work, […]

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